Veep, Season 3, Episode 08: “Debate”
Teleplay by David Quantick and Tony Roche, Story by Armando Iannucci, David Quantick, and Tony Roche
Directed by Armando Iannucci
Airs Sundays at 10:30pm (Et) on HBO
Following a near-disastrous trip to the UK last episode that resulted in a nervous breakdown for atleast one person, Meyer shuffled some things around in her staff, firing Ray and Dan, and appointing Amy the campaign manager, a position the latter had long coveted. Amy gets her first real test on the job as Meyer prepares for a debate with the other candidates in this week’s episode, in an entertaining outing that continues the strong run of Veep’s third season.
Watching Mike and Wendy’s marriage nearly fall apart over the course of the episode is fascinating. While the possibility of their marriage lasting has always been in doubt,